Maine Philanthropy Center

Building Connections for Maine Grantmakers

Webinar: Corporate Pro Bono Programs

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm EDT
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About the Event

Join the Taproot Foundation for this informative webinar about Corporate Pro Bono programs. Taproot has helped dozens of companies implement customized programs designed to help nonprofits bridge gaps in critical operating functions like HR, IT, or marketing. Of course, pro bono programs benefit companies, too: Increased employee engagement reduces turnover, builds camaraderie, and strengthens relationships in the community. Register now to learn more about this important corporate responsibility strategy.

About the Presenters

Jessica Hammerman

Jess is a director and the Eastern region market lead for the Taproot Foundation. She is a fan of problem solving, execution, and question asking.


Alexandra McArthur

A seasoned nonprofit professional, Alex McArthur (she/her/hers) is a Consultant at the Taproot Foundation, where she advises Fortune 500 companies on implementing high-impact pro bono programs. Previously, she was the National Director of Young Adult and Community Engagement with the Muscular Dystrophy Association and has managed External Affairs at LRN, a firm improving business ethics and culture change. In addition to being named a White House Champion of Change in 2014 and Ms. Wheelchair America in 2011, Alex is honored to serve as the Chair of the board for the National Disability Institute, the Chair of the North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities, and a board member of VAE Raleigh. Alex lives in Raleigh, NC with her husband and sheepdog and loves a good pun.

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